Ghirardelli White Chocolate Class Action Settlement

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit alleging it misled consumers into believing some of its products contained white chocolate and that it falsely advertised some of its products as “all natural.” The Ghirardelli class action lawsuit alleged... Read More »

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Viagra Melanoma Scrutiny Compounded by New Ads

Even as Pfizer is facing legal scrutiny over Viagra melanoma and legal action has started, the drug giant is facing concerns over its advertising. The United States is one of a handful of countries that allow drug makers to market their wares... Read More »

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LCD Price-Fixing Settlement Checks to Be Mailed Next Week

Class Members who filed claims for the LCD price-fixing settlement may finally receive checks in the mail as early as next week. According to the LCD price-fixing settlement website, the claims audit and verification process has been completed and the court was… Read More »

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Lawsuit: Cymbalta Withdrawal Symptoms More Severe than Eli Lilly Warned

A Colorado resident is suing the manufacturer of Cymbalta, Eli Lilly & Co., for omitting serious and important information regarding Cymbalta withdrawal. The Cymbalta lawsuit alleges that Lilly provided inadequate instructions on how to stop using Cymbalta and failed to include adequate warnings about... Read More »

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Kohl’s Hit with Another Disability Access Class Action Lawsuit

On Oct. 21, Kohl’s Corp. was hit with a disability access class action lawsuit filed by The Equal Rights Center (ERC) alleging the retailer’s narrow aisles and tall checkout counters prevent consumers who are wheelchair bound from shopping at Kohl’s department stores… Read More »

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Antipsychotic Prescription Guidelines for Children Largely Ignored, Report Finds

Parents trust their children's doctor to prescribe medication appropriately, but a recent hearing on doctor practices by the Vermont State Legislature’s Mental Health Oversight Committee shows otherwise. The use of powerful antipsychotic medications like Risperdal to control bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other behavioral... Read More »

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Possible Xolair Side Effects Added to Warning Labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) forced additional safety information to be added to the warning labels of the common asthma drug Xolair, concerning potentially dangerous Xolair side effects. The possible Xolair side effects include heart attacks, strokes, blood clots, and... Read More »

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AmeriGas Agrees to Price-Gouging Class Action Settlement

Homeowners in Michigan who faced rising propane bills during the 2013-2014 winter, one of the worst in the state’s history, may benefit if they are current or former AmeriGas customers, following the company’s recent price-gouging class action settlement with the state’s attorney… Read More »

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Stryker Metal Hip Lawsuits Settling in NJ Courts

Court-ordered mediation has resulted in settlements in 20 of 21 cases against Stryker Rejuvenate metal-on-metal hip replacements, according to the New Jersey state court handling the litigation in a multi-county litigation. Small groups are meeting in an attempt to settle the hip implant lawsuits.... Read More »

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Dreamfields Pasta $8M Settlement Receives Final Approval

A New Jersey federal judge has granted final approval to a class action settlement against Dakota Growers Pasta Company Inc., makers of Dreamfields pasta, alleging that its claims made about the pasta’s glycemic index are false representations. Plaintiffs Joseph Mirakay, Louis Messina,… Read More »

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Study: Teens at Heightened Risk of Expelling IUDs

Young women – ages 14 to 19 – are at greater risk of expelling IUDs (intrauterine devices) than older women, according to the results of a recent study published in the October issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Over a three-year period, the... Read More »

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$21M Settlement In Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Despite claims of helping women regain continence, alleviate pelvic pain and help prolapsed organs, transvaginal mesh has time and again proven problematic. The problems, which have led to thousands of lawsuits, are now resulting in payouts to the victims who filed them. The... Read More »

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